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Lesson of the day 1328

Ayahs of the day:
And hasten to forgiveness from your Lord, and to a garden broad as the heavens and the earth, prepared for conscientious, those who spend in good times and bad, and those who restrain anger, and those who forgive people; and God loves those who do good. [3: 133,134]

Hadith of the day:
Richness is not having a great deal of wealth; rather richness is richness of the soul. [Bukhari]

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We need to say....

1. Yes to beautiful smile that sends a message of warmth and friendliness to others.

2. Yes to kind words that establish friendship as permitted in Islam and dispel rancor.

3. Yes to acceptable charity that brings happiness to the poor and feeds the hungry.

4. Yes to sitting with the Qur'an, reciting it,  pondering in its meaning and acting upon them, and repenting and seeking forgiveness.  read more »

We need to say.....

1. No to wasting time in trivial pursuits, and love of revenge and futile arguments.

2. No to giving priority to money and accumulation of wealth over one's health, happiness, sleep and peace of mind.

3. No to seeking out other people's faults and backbiting about them, while forgetting one's own faults.

4. No to indulging in physical pleasure and giving in to every whim and desire.

5. No to wasting time with shallow people and spending hours in idle pursuits.  read more »

Pearls of Wisdom 327

1. A person with knowledge of God strives to fulfill His commandments and follows the conduct of the Prophet. The nearer one is to God, the more eager he is to do His bidding, and the farther he is from God, the more averse he is to follow His Apostle.

2. Knowledge is the spirit that saves the heart from the death of ignorance; it is light that saves it from darkness of iniquity. The hearts of the iniquitous are dead because they are oblivious to God, and the hearts of the heedless are sick because they ignore His commandments.  read more »

Remember the best of creation.....


When becoming humiliated, remember the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi
wasallam) in Ta'if.

When being starved, remember the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam)
tying two stones to his stomach in the battle of Khandaq.

When becoming angry, remember the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam)'s
control of anger on the martyrdom of his beloved Uncle Hamza.

When losing a tooth, remember the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam)'s  read more »

Lesson of the day 1327

Ayahs of the day:
Believers, do not consume usurious interest, multiplied and compounded; and be conscious of God, that you may thrive. And be wary of the fire that is prepared for unbelievers. And obey God and the messenger, that you may experience mercy. [3: 130,131,132]

Hadith of the day:
A man will follow the way of his close friends, so let one of you look to whom he takes as a close friend. [Tirmidhi]

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Hasty in Judgment....

Rasul Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wasallam) said: “Oh Ali, if two people come to ask you to judge between them, do not judge in favour of the first until you hear the word of the second in order that you may know how to judge.” [Ahmad, Abu Daud]  read more »

Lesson of the day 1323

Ayahs of the day:
You will not attain righteousness until you give of what you care for; and whatever you give, surely God knows it. [3: 92]

Hadith of the day:
The Muslim is the brother of his fellow Muslim. He does not wrong him, let him down or despise him. [Muslim]

Wise quote of the day:
Three things destroy a person -- persisting in sin with false hopes of repentance; delaying repentance with the delusion of long life; and despairing of His mercy. [Shaqeeq al Balkhi]

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Beautiful Dua...

O اللَّه , help me to say words of truth in the face of the mighty....
And to refrain from speaking ill in order to gain the applause of the weak...
And do not let me accuse my adversaries of treachery because their opinions oppose mine...

O اللَّه , should You give me wealth, do not take away my happiness...
And should You give me might, do not take away my wisdom....
And should You give me success do not take away my humility...
And should You give me modesty do not take away my sense of dignity...  read more »

Pearls of Wisdom 323

1. Real faith is having complete trust in God. "It is the belief in the wisdom which comes from the unseen." Such certainty can only be attained through the knowledge that emerges with divine help.

2. If you devote yourself to God in this world, He will admit you among His chosen servants in the hereafter. Such devotion, however, demands sacrifice and self-denial, the two instruments that make union with God possible.

3. We cannot do away with our daily nourishment, but let us not wallow in gluttony.  read more »